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Washing Clothes on a Budget: DIY Laundry Detergents!

Big households with multiple kids well know that laundry can be the source of great headaches! It always seems like the laundry pile is never-ending and that each load doesn’t make it any smaller, because the kids keep adding to it! With that comes the pain of constantly having to purchase expensive laundry detergent that might even contain toxic chemicals. Honestly, is there a solution to this madness? Of course there is! Swap the store-bought laundry detergent for one you can make at home! Start with these simple DIY laundry detergents! 

Liquid Laundry Detergent 


If you swear by a liquid detergent we’re happy to announce that you can absolutely make it yourself! Maybe you still have some doubts, but you’ll be truly surprised once you see the first results! The smell and the softness of your clothes will blow you away! Visit Dwelling in Happiness to get the details!

Pink Laundry Detergent 


Who could resist a fancy looking pink detergent! Sometimes we just pick the detergent for its looks and scent, only to later worry about not being able to recreate it at home. How Does She puts all of those worries to rest with this incredible home-made pink laundry detergent!

Budget Friendly Laundry Detergent 


Don’t waste money on over-expensive laundry detergents that you can’t trust! Make your own budget friendly laundry detergent that will last you for loads and loads of laundry and when the time comes to make it again, you won’t worry about the state of your wallet! Frugal Family Home is a great resource!

Premium Homemade Laundry Detergent 


Who wants a home detergent that feels like a million bucks but costs a reasonable price? You do! Love and Laundry has a fantastic laundry detergent recipe that easily matches those high-priced premium detergents all the TV ads are raving about! Sorry advertising, DIY wins this round!

Natural Laundry Detergent 


Natural laundry detergents aren’t just better for the environment, they are also essential for those with sensitive skin, as a lot of store-bought detergents can cause skin irritation. Bren Did is here with a simple, natural laundry detergent that you have to add to your home-made natural products collection!

Gold Star Laundry Detergent 


Maybe the DIY laundry detergent you’re looking for is meant to be a gift, in which case, Homespun Engineer has just the one! Simply by the look of it you can tell this one is special and we’re sure that the recipient of this thoughtful gift will soon realize how incredible home-made detergents can be!

Scented Laundry Soap 


A simple laundry soap goes a long way when you have piles of laundry to do and want your clothes to have gentle scent! Liz Marie Blog has a great basic recipe that will undoubtedly become one of the most crucial elements in your daily laundry routine!

Liquid Non-Toxic Laundry Detergent 


You’ve decided that you don’t want to wash your clothes with chemicals and that’s absolutely admirable! Sometimes the world of non-toxic home products can seem confusing but lucky for you, Bren Did has a pretty amazing recipe for a liquid laundry detergent that we think is a great place to start!

Laundry Bombs 


If you just don’t want to bother with detergent, whether liquid or powdered, a great alternative are laundry bombs! Pop one in with your laundry load and let it do its magic! It’s just like bath bombs, but for clothes! Popsugar always comes up with something amazing!

Powder Laundry Detergent 


Powder laundry detergents often come in big plastic packages, so one of the many benefits of making your own laundry powder is that there is no annoying packaging! Instead, you get to put it in a nice glass container and be zero-waste! Get the necessary details at Crystal & Co!

Three Ingredient Laundry Powder 


You want to make your own laundry detergent but you don’t want to bother with recipes that have a whole list of ingredients. We’ve looked all across the internet to bring you a laundry powder that only has three ingredients and is also 100% natural, not to mention waste free! Zero Waste Nerd, you outdid yourself this time!

Baking Soda Laundry Detergent 


The benefits of baking soda are surely no news to you. You already know you can use it in your beauty routine and your cleaning routine, but now you can use it in laundry routine as well! Find out the secret at Oh, The Things We’ll Make!